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Industrial Design: Materials and Manufacturing
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By Jim Lesko
Published by Wiley (1st Edition in 1998, 2nd Edition 2006)

Page: 256
Price: $65.00

Industrial Design: Materials and Manufacturing Guide, Second Edition provides the detailed coverage of materials and manufacturing processes that industrial designers need without the in-depth and overly technical discussions commonly directed toward engineers. Author Jim Lesko gives you the practical knowledge you need to develop a real-world understanding of materials and processes and make informed choices for industrial design projects.

In this book, you will find everything from basic terminology to valuable insights on why certain shapes work best for particular applications. You'll learn how to extract the best performance from all of the most commonly used methods and materials.

Book Description in Amazon: A design-oriented approach to the technical aspects of product design

Industrial Design: Materials and Manufacturing Guide provides the detailed coverage of materials and manufacturing processes that industrial designers need without the in-depth and overly technical discussions commonly directed toward engineers. Author Jim Lesko gives you the practical knowledge you need to develop a real-world understanding of materials and processes and make informed choices for industrial design projects. He saves you valuable time that can be better spent in the successful design of products.

In this book, you'll find everything from basic terminology to valuable insights on why certain shapes work best for particular applications. You'll learn how to extract the best performance from all of the most commonly used methods and materials. The ideal companion for both students and professional industrial designers, Industrial Design: Materials and Manufacturing Guide provides easy access to the information you need with:

Provides the detailed coverage of materials & manufacturing processes that industrial designers need without the in-depth & overly technical discussions commonly directed toward engineers. Contains everything from basic terminology to valuable insights


Table of Content

Introduction
Manufacturing Methods
Metals
Metal Forming
Metal Cutting
Thermal Joining
Metal Finishing & Coatings
Resins (Polymers) "Plastics"
Resin Forming Processes
Machining Plastics
Joining Plastics
Finishing Plastics
Rubbers and Elastomers
Natural Engineering Materials
Composites
Computer Aided Design/Rapid Prototype

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